Women's Studies

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A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service

Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War

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This multidisciplinary collection fills a gap in First World War scholarship, revealing the diversity and richness of women’s and girls’ wartime experiences in Canada and Newfoundland.

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Labour Goes to War

The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45

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This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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Feminist Community Research

Case Studies and Methodologies

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Researchers from multiple disciplines discuss the potential and the challenges of feminist community research.

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Academic Careers and the Gender Gap

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An analysis of the institutional, academic, family, and personal contributors to the academic gender gap in liberal-state universities.

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

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A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.

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Selling Sex

Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada

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A diverse and comprehensive dialogue between sex workers, advocates, and researchers that looks at sex work in a new way.

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Indigenous Encounters with Neoliberalism

Place, Women, and the Environment in Canada and Mexico

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A cross-comparison of gender and indigeneity in the neoliberal contexts of Canada and Mexico.

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Stalled

The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

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This book analyzes the representation of women in elected and appointed office in Canada to explain why gender parity remains elusive.

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Living Indigenous Leadership

Native Narratives on Building Strong Communities

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Native women share their knowledge and insights about leadership at the community level.

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Sporting Gender

Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45

UBC Press

This book explores the casting of China’s earliest female Olympians as celebrities within the context of a national crisis, born of internal conflicts and external attack by Japan.

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